Woman injured in freeway shooting on Hwy 24

Bay Area

CONTRA COSTA, Calif. (KRON) – A woman was injured in a shooting on Highway 24 Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Around 3:35 p.m., officers received a report that a woman in a silver Chevy Malibu had been shot on the freeway.

It happened on the transition ramp from I-680 southbound to HWY-24 westbound.

The driver had been hit in the leg and needed medical attention.

She told authorities that a woman was driving a Chrysler 300 sedan with a male in the passenger seat when the confrontation occurred.

She said the male passenger fired a gun and the vehicle fled the scene.

The victim told police that her two children in the car were not injured.

She was taken to a hospital to be treated for her non-life threatening leg injury.

The CHP Golden Gate Division continues to investigate at this time.

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